# CCCXVI…”More Than Happy”…

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The above quote is from the master comedian who would have celebrated his birthday today, George Carlin (1937-2008).  It was actually, according to one of his skits, the punchline for his rant on words and phrases that are overused.  The exact punchline was, “More than happy…sounds like a serious condition…’We had to put Dave in the mental home…he was, ahhhh, more than happy!'”

It’s also how everyone should be today, as all of Mr. Carlin’s works can be absolutely hilarious.  From playing a Catholic Cardinal in “Dogma” to the countless stand-up works over the decades, George Carlin will forever be remembered (by me, especially) as the Greatest Comedian to ever live!!

We miss you, George and RIP…

Also born on this date were; former Yankee great Yogi Berra (1925), journalist Tom Snyder (1936-2007), guitarist Steve Winwood (1948), actor Bruce Boxleitner (1950), guitar great Billy Squier (1950), country great Kix Brooks…

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